Italian cuisine is famous all over the world and is loved by many Japanese. There are plenty of top-notch places where you can savor appetizing Italian dishes in the capital, Tokyo, from amazing pizza joints to authentic fine-dining establishments.
However, if you want to take your romantic Italian dining experience to another level, check out these three superb open-air restaurants that serve not only delectable food but also offer phenomenal views of the city.
If you happen to be in the hip districts of Gaienmae and Aoyama-Itchome in Tokyo, you must visit this open-air restaurant which serves enjoyable fusion food in a very relaxed and impressive open-air setting.
Dine next to a visually stunning outdoor pool and gaze at the stars and the amazing buildings nearby. You can not only find amazing seafood here but also fresh steak. If you are a vegetarian, you can also find some exclusive dishes made from organic ingredients in Allamanda Garden.
Apart from the restaurant which serves amazing fusion food inspired by Italian and American cuisines, it also has a dynamic bar called ‘The Thirty-Six’, where you can sit down with your date on some amazing Cassina furniture that you usually find only in luxurious hotels or restaurants.
Casita is another upscale terrace restaurant which serves Italian cocktails and food in a very casual atmosphere. If you are looking for a perfect date night, this is one of the best places in Tokyo to come, as it has a real Italian charm to it together with a luxurious feel.
The restaurant is situated in the Aoyoma area of Shibuya, which is a very popular district where you can see a lot of people and activities. You can reach this place easily from the Ometasando B2 Exit of the Tokyo Metro.
Casita is famous not only for its Italian pastries and full course meals, but also its special selection of wines. It is crowded not only in the evenings when it is totally lit, but also in the afternoons as many people love to have their brunch or lunch here.
Because of the convenience and the luxurious touch, it is a perfect place for couples who want to have an intimate and enjoyable evening. Be prepared to shell out at least 2000 yen for having an unforgettable romantic dining experience at this stargazing terrace restaurant. You can also capture amazing Tokyo Tower views from here when it is adorned with lights in the evenings.
Located in Lidabashi, this Italian restaurant is very popular and you will most likely need a reservation in order to enjoy the authentic and delectable Neapolitan dishes in a marvelous open-air setting.
With wooden tables and comfortable sofa seating situated on the 5th floor of the building, this place welcomes you to a sumptuous dinner. You can have a candlelit dinner on this terrace which serves amazing and incomparable pizzas that are hard to find in Japan. If you are looking for a very modern restaurant near to busy Shinjuku, another popular neighborhood just like Shibuya, Kagurazaka Stagione is your best bet.
Kagurazaka has not only delicious wines and pizzas, but it also has a special menu for those who are celebrating their wedding. You can also book the venue for private events and the staff can arrange menus especially for you according to your budget and liking. It also has indoor weather-proof rooms if you would like to chill out inside without an open-air experience.
If you want to take your partner to exclusive romantic places where you can bond together over exquisite food, then these three restaurants will surely fit the occasion! As they are all located in upscale neighborhoods filled with modern skyscrapers and flashy buildings, you can be assured of some amazing skyline and night views!